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Expat accuses Arab wife of marriage without ‘divorce’

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: Securitymen are conducting investigations on a complaint filed by an expatriate man who accused his Egyptian wife of marrying another man, reports Al-Anba daily. The complainant said he married the Egyptian woman and allowed her children with her first husband to live with them in the …

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Man with two faces

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: Officers at Al-Nuwaiseeb border post arrested a citizen for consuming alcohol and it turned out that he holds two nationalities, reports Al-Anba daily. The citizen was on his way to Saudi Arabia and he presented his Kuwaiti passport. A customs officer noticed that the citizen appeared …

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MP claims nod on health fees for ‘visitors’

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: MP Khalil Saleh said the government has approved his proposal to impose fees for health services provided to foreigners who entered Kuwait on visit visa. According to the lawmaker, he submitted the proposal at the beginning of the previous legislative round but the Ministry of Foreign …

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Legislator Dashti given 14.5 years in jail terms

KUWAIT CITY, July 27, (AFP): A Kuwaiti court on Wednesday sentenced a Shiite lawmaker to 14 years and six months in absentia for remarks deemed highly offensive to fellow Gulf states Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Abdulhameed Dashti received 11 years and six months for insulting Saudi Arabia and three years …

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Embassy and POLO ‘warn’ Filipino nurses against illegal recruitment – Some nurses file complaint at POEA in Manila

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: The Philippine Embassy and Philippine Overseas Labour Office (POLO) in Kuwait warned all Filipino nurses from falling prey into the modus operandi of some individuals or companies that offer jobs to nurses at the Kuwait Ministry of Health hospitals and clinics in exchange of a hefty …

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Kuwait raps priest death

RIYADH, July 27, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia on Wednesday condemned “in the strongest terms” the attack on a church in France that saw a priest killed by Islamic State group followers. Neighbouring Gulf states Bahrain, Kuwait, and Qatar have issued similar statements condemning the attack. “This cowardly terrorist act is rejected …

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Post-coup crackdown not over – Turkey orders 47 newspaper journalists, executives detai

ANKARA, July 27, (AFP): Turkey’s prime minister warned Wednesday that the crackdown following a failed coup was not over, as authorities issued arrest warrants for dozens of former newspaper staff. A senior minister also revealed that a major army shake-up had been planned just before the putsch — suggesting elements …

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Hunt for escaped extremist linked to IS

DHAKA, July 27, (Agencies): Bangladesh on Wednesday launched a hunt for the survivor of a police raid on an extremist hideout which killed nine suspected Islamists who claimed to belong to the Islamic State group. Investigators hope the escaped extremist and another man who was arrested during a major gunfight …

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Egyptian filmmaker Mohamed Khan dies

CAIRO, July 27, (AFP): Celebrated Egyptian film director Mohamed Khan died in Cairo on Tuesday aged 73 after a prolific career making socially engaged films. Khan has been one of Egypt’s leading cinematic figures since the 1980s, making a string of movies tackling social issues that have often revolved around …

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KIPCO first half profit rises 10 pct to KD 28 million

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: KIPCO — the Kuwait Projects Company — has announced a net profit of KD 28 million ($93 million) in the first six months of 2016, an increase of 10 per cent on the KD 25.4 million ($84.2 million) reported for the same period last year. Earnings …

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